In the world of the best self-help books, there are only a few that stand out. A few so perfect, that they’re lauded, read again and again, that there are scribbles in the margins and highlighters on the pages. Whether you feel like you’re stuck in a rut, or just want to become the best version of yourself, there’s something for everyone here. From interactive journals to inspirational memoirs.
Stress Less Journal
So you want to be in control of your life, feel mindful, and be able to deal with stressful high-pressure situations? If you’re struggling with anxiety, stress symptoms, or just want to be calmer, the Stress Less journal is definitely the one for you. Inside you’ll find inspiration and advice on dealing with stress and anxiety, psychological tips and tricks, and exercises to try to help you bring more calm into your life.
Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
Rachel Hollis, founder, and CEO of The Chic Site identifies 20 lies people tell themselves to hold themselves back. This New York Times bestseller will help you identify the lies you’ve been telling yourself and instead of ‘starting tomorrow’, starting today. Right now.
Business As Usual
If you’ve been putting off that genius business idea, stop, and think again. You can be the entrepreneur you’ve always dreamed of being. You can make money for yourself, work the hours you want, and live your dream life. The Business As Usual journal is packed full of exercises that will help you work through your business idea and turn it into a reality.
Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes is the creator of shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder. This memoir chronicles a year where she vowed to say yes to everything that scared her. After reading what she was able to accomplish, you’ll be super inspired to start saying yes to the things that scare you, too.
Presence by Amy Cuddy
Amy Cuddy, Harvard Business School professor and social psychologist believes that the trick to feeling more confident and performing better is in your body language. Are you giving subtle clues to your co-workers that you’re nervous about your presentation? Body-language, posture, and mind-body techniques might just be what you need to banish those butterflies.
Deep Work by Cal Newport
Have we lost our ability to focus and concentrate? Cal Newport, a professor at Georgetown, thinks we have. Thanks to our multi-tasking, quick-hit world, we’ve lost the ability to sit down and truly focus. This book will help you tune out distractions and re-wire your brain to focus on one task at a time.
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
Hal Elrod is an author, speaker, marathoner, podcast host, and cancer survivor – so he’s got a few things to say about the world we live in and the things we do. This book swears to have the key to making mornings happier, and he says it only takes six minutes a day to live happier and do better. You need to try this morning ritual if you want to change your life.